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ES Broadcast acquires Sony archiving solutions specialist Memnon

ES Broadcast has announced the acquisition of Sony’s archiving solutions arm, Memnon. Terms of the deal will remain confidential. Memnon is a provider of services to digitise, restore, preserve and enable access to historical recordings, and has clients based around the world. The company operates facilities in Belgium, the US, Israel and Australia. The acquisition […]  More

Variety is the spice of life: Maximising the reach of niche sports

By Chris Clarke, CEO, Cerberus Tech We are living in an age of huge content variety. Over the top (OTT) and subscription video on demand (SVoD) services now allow consumers to access personalised viewing schedules and curated content libraries. Audiences have developed an expectation of endless choice, with content that is intuitively tailored to their […]  More

beIN Sports acquires broadcast rights to debut Extreme E season in MENA region

beIN Media Group has secured the non-exclusive broadcast rights to the debut season of eco-conscious motorsport series Extreme E across 24 countries in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA). beIN Sports will air live races featuring the 100% electric motorsport cars, highlight shows and the series’ 20-part magazine programme, Electric Odyssey. The Extreme E season […]  More

RaceTech and Vislink successfully deliver behind closed doors Cheltenham Festival and Grand National Festival

Two of the most important fixtures in the British horseracing calendar were successfully executed behind closed doors in 2021. RaceTech played a leading role in the live broadcast of both the Cheltenham Festival and the Grand National Festival, providing pictures to satellite and terrestrial channels using Vislink radio link equipment. Working with Racing TV (RTV) […]  More

Electronic Arts chooses Grass Valley for futureproofed distributed remote production of FIFA 21 and Apex Legends

EA Sports’ FIFA 21 and Apex Legends will now be delivered using a cloud-based, distributed remote production workflow from Grass Valley. Electronic Arts Competitive Gaming Entertainment (CGE), EA’s esports division, selected the GV Agile Media Processing Platform (AMPP) to enable fully distributed, remote productions for its two major competitive gaming events. Previously, EA Sports had […]  More

SailGP extends broadcast coverage to reach 175 territories in second season

With the SailGP season opener less than a week away, the global championship has announced comprehensive broadcast coverage, with viewers in 175 territories globally able to watch the sport’s pinnacle league in its second season. Broadcasting of the event is said to feature the most immersive, multi-platform experience the sport has seen through its international […]  More

Looking back: Tall Audio thriving on the challenge of producing sports broadcast audio during lockdown

Tall Audio, which was founded by sound supervisors Paul Stadden and Alex Wrigglesworth, terms itself a ‘bespoke audio company’, providing crew, equipment and consultancy to the broadcast industry. One of the pair’s core mantras that they, “thrive on a challenge” was possibly never tested so thoroughly as during the COVID-19 crisis. Although having said that, […]  More

Ncam on track for success as it renews SVG Europe Gold sponsorship

Ncam, a creator of advanced real-time tracking technology for broadcast and live events, is staying focused on the sports broadcast industry by renewing its SVG Europe Gold sponsorship. Mike Ruddell, global director of business development at Ncam, said: “Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, advances in production technologies have been rapidly accelerating decentralised and virtual production […]  More

Inaugural SVG Europe Sound Talks – Mixing Broadcast Sound spectacular success

The inaugural SVG Europe Sound Talks event of 2021, Mixing Broadcast Sound, was a spectacular success, with nearly 100 participants present for the panels and Q&A sessions. In all respects, the calibre and number of participants, and the range of topics and debate, surpassed SVG Europe expectations. In the first session, Thought Leaders Perspectives, Roger […]  More

AE Live praises SVG Europe’s ‘world-leading events and editorial coverage’ as it renews its Gold sponsorship

AE Live (AE), a provider of broadcast solutions to global sports governing bodies, broadcasters and production companies, has renewed its Gold sponsorship of SVG Europe for another year. “SVG Europe has proved to be the perfect platform for AE to communicate its biggest stories to the people that matter and 2020 was no exception,” said […]  More